City council invites public views for next budget

THE public are invited to give their suggestions to help the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) prepare its budget next year.

MBPP mayor Datuk Patahiyah Ismail said the public could give their suggestions by logging onto the council’s website (

“The Budget Survey 2016 page will be opened from Friday to July 15. Whatever suggestions given will be in confidence.

“This will help us to come up with a more effective and good budget for 2016.

“An all-rounded budget that will benefit the people can be prepared through the survey,” she said during the monthly press meet in Komtar on Tuesday.

Patahiyah added that the council would also have a meet-the-people session to obtain more feedback.

“We received some good suggestions over the past few years and we hope this year will be the same.

“Through this survey, we will be able to better understand the people’s need,” she said.

For more information, can call 04-2592121/2140 or email

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